On July 23, 2018, the National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) has published the amended list for the classification and labeling of chemical substances.
The notification aims to ensure safe handling of chemicals by providing appropriate information on labels.
This includes the following revisions:
- Revision of the information for Arsenic (97–1-119)
- Addition of thirteen (13) toxic substances (2018–1-842 to 2018–1-854)
- Addition of a new restricted substance (06–5-1)
The amended regulation came into force on July 25, 2018.